After School Clubs are led by faculty or specialists offering a variety of topics from art, drama, African drumming and astronomy to knitting, cooking, jewelry making and many more.  All clubs begin after 3:00 pm dismissal.  Prior to each session, an information bulletin is emailed to families to assist in making selections.  Registration is based on a first come/first serve basis.

Spring 2019 After School Clubs Begin April 8th! 

Announcing the new line-up of Spring After School Clubs!  Don’t wait to sign-up for clubs, contact Betsy at 860-283-5920 or by e-mail at bjohnson@litchfieldmontessori.org.  After clubs begin, the business office will send you an invoice.  Snacks and materials are provided. 

Health & Nutrition with KiDSMARATHON

Monday 3:20 - 4:30 pm 
Meets: April 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th, May 6th, May 13th

Let’s do some running and learn about nutrition at the same time with this fun club in conjunctions with KiDSMARATHON.  KiDSMARATHON is a program that enables kids to complete a full marathon by running incremental distances each week leading up the big finish, the final mile.  Kids follow a booklet of healthy suggestions while keeping track of their mileage.  Students will prepare healthy snacks with Betsy Johnson after running and work on other fitness strategies and goals.

We do need some parent volunteers to lead the running on two mornings (time TBA) before school.

Cost includes a new LMS t-shirt to wear for the final mile and snack. The final mile run is in the beginning of June, exact date TBA, and is run Torrington High School. 

Who: Elementary Students
Cost: $75

The Young Naturalist

Tuesday 3:20 - 4:30
Meets: April 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th, May 7th, 14th

We are excited to have former LMS parent, Master Gardener and published poet, Cheryl Della Pelle hosting The Young Naturalist! Come hone your superpowers of observation.  We will practice the skills of a naturalist - stillness, deep seeing, note taking, drawing. Notes will be turned into a final poem about your personal relationship with nature.  We will look at rocks, feathers, seeds, trees, birds.  Be ready for a walk around the school grounds on a nice day.

Who: Elementary Students
Cost: $130

Abundant Circle 
Wednesday 3:20 - 4:30 pm 
Meets: April 10th, 17th, 24th, May 1st, 8th, 15th

Children need opportunities where they can creatively bring an idea to life while applying patience and skill. The ancient art of handcrafting allows children to fully engage in the creative process. In the Abundant Circlechildren explore the beauty of felting, sewing and beading, and create unique handcrafts. Children also work in the techniques of drawing, painting and collage as they give life to their creative expression.

Who: Extended Day and Lower Elementary Students
Cost: $150

Melting Pot Rhythms

Thursday 3:20 - 4:30 pm 

Meets: April 11th,  18th, 25th,  May 2nd, 9th, 16th

Accomplished drummer, Gamaliel Moses will help put our beautiful drums to good use! Come join drumming class, practice hand drumming and learn some new drumming techniques all while filling LMS with the joyful sounds of a drum circle.

Who: Elementary Students
Cost: $130